Living in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle for 10-year-old Phiona (Madina Nalwanga) and her family. Her world changes one day when she meets Robert Katende (David Oyelowo), a missionary who teaches children how to play chess. Phiona becomes fascinated with the game and so… More
Initial release: 10 September 2016 (Canada)
Director: Mira Nair
Featured song: Back to Life
Box office: 10.1 million USD
Budget: 15 million USD

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